Summary: For me, home sweet home for email is my computer. It’s not my cell phone. But for those who want or need to email on the go, this BlackBerry 8700g cell phone review is for you. Make sure you’re ready for the pros and cons associated with this way of life before you allow email to invade your pocket.
Excerpt: Our gadget girl Sandy travels the world setting up facilities for one of the biggest companies here in Silicon Valley. She was one of the first to get her hands on a Motorola Q. The IT guys impressed her by jacking into their SlingBox remotely to watch the World Cup on the Q.
Excerpt: BlackBerry 8700g Wireless Handheld is a Intel XScale processor device that supports various BlackBerry functionality including push e-mail, email, mobile telephone, text messaging (SMS and MMS), internet faxing, web browsing and organizer applications such as address book, calendar, memo pad, tasks,...
Conclusion: Research in Motion have again evolved the BlackBerry. There's no denying that this is a better BlackBerry than yesterday's, even with the dreadful construction quality. I'm going to assume that the next BlackBerry will rectify that backward step.
Conclusion: Aside from a wobbly keypad and a few other minor inconveniences like having to copy your contacts over from your SIM card, this is a flawless device. Business and personal users will enjoy the new and improved performance that comes with the Blackberry 8700g.
Summary: The RIM BlackBerry 8700g offers T-Mobile consumer and business users a robust, user-friendly messaging device and cell phone with great performance.
Pros: The RIM BlackBerry 8700g offers easy e-mail setup and adds support for popular instant-messaging clients. The quadband 8700g also comes with an Intel processor, EDGE speeds, Bluetooth 2.0, a speakerphone, and a full QWERTY keyboard.
Cons: The BlackBerry 8700g's keyboard feels a bit cheap and slippery. Also, there are no expansion options, and we encountered some problems viewing PDFs on the device.
Summary: This is a serious business phone, but don't let that scare you away. It's very useful if you need to view emails on the go, but beware of the small keyboard -- it might make the keenest of emailers scream with frustration
Pros: Clearest, sharpest screen we've seen on a BlackBerry so far; new Intel processor makes applications open much faster.
Cons: Qwerty keyboard is too cramped and flat to be genuinely useful -- typing was tedious.